Grade Point Average Definitions
- Institutional Semester: includes the most recent UTC and/or transfer work added to a student’s academic record (excludes developmental course work).
- Institutional Cumulative: includes all UTC and transfer work—cumulative meaning more than one semester (excludes developmental course work).
- Transfer Semester: Includes the most recent transfer work added to a student’s academic record.
- Transfer Cumulative: Includes all transfer work only—cumulative meaning more than one semester.
- Overall Semester: Includes the most recent UTC, transfer, and developmental course work added to a student’s academic record.
- Overall Cumulative: Includes all UTC, transfer, and developmental course work—cumulative meaning more than one semester.
- UTC Only Semester: Includes the most recent UTC course work completed by the student.
- UTC Only Cumulative: Includes all UTC course work—cumulative meaning more than one semester.
Continuation standards are based upon Institutional GPA for all students.
Students admitted with a high school deficiency may satisfy that deficiency by taking the appropriate course identified in the chart below. Courses taken to satisfy a deficiency are registered as deficiency credit and do not count toward the degree, although the grade will be calculated in the grade point average. Deficiency hours are in addition to the hours required for the degree.
|Subject Area||High School Units||Courses that Satisfy a Deficiency|
|English||4 units||English 105, 106, 121|
|Mathematics||2 units Algebra
1 unit Geometry
|Math requirements are satisfied by Math 105, 106,123, 131, 136, 144,145, 151/152|
|Laboratory Science||2 units||Geology 100, ESC 150, GNSC 111/181|
|American History||1 unit||6 hours from HIST 203, 204, 343|
(Geography, World or European History)
|1 unit||GEOG 103 or HIST 103|
|A single foreign language||2 units||1 or 2 semesters of the same foreign language|
|Visual/Performing Arts||1 unit||ART 111, MUS 111, THSP 111 or 115|
The University offers undergraduate programs that lead to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Bachelor of Social Work. Majors offered within these degrees are as follows. Specific requirements for these degrees are outlined in the appropriate colleges and divisions in the following chapters.
Applied Mathematics (B.S.)
Concentrations: Actuarial Science, General
Art ( B.F.A.)
Concentrations: Graphic Design, Painting and Drawing, 3-D
Art Education (B.S.)
Concentrations: General, Ecology, Molecular, Organismal, Preprofessional
Business Administration (B.S.)
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Management, Human Resource Management, Industrial Management, Marketing
Concentrations: Chemistry, Biochemistry
Computer Science (B.S.)
Concentrations: Computer Engineering, Information Security and Assurance, Software Systems, Scientific Applications
Criminal Justice (B.S.)
Early Childhood (B.S.)
Concentrations: Child and Family Studies, Early Childhood Education
Economics (B.A. and B.S.)
Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.)
Concentrations: Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Industrial
Engineering Technology Management (B.S.)
Concentrations: Construction Management, Engineering Management
English and American Language and Literature (B.A.)
Environmental Science (B.S.)
Concentrations: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Geographic and Cartographic Sciences, Geology, Mathematics, Sociology-Anthropology
Exceptional Learning K-12 (B.S.)
Foreign Languages (B.A.)
Concentrations: French, Greek and Latin, Latin, Spanish
Foreign Language Education (B.S.)
Concentrations: French, Greek, Latin
Concentrations: Geology, Environmental Geology
Health and Human Performance (B.S.)
Concentrations: Exercise Science: Applied, Exercise Science: Preprofessional, Health and Exercise Science Pedagogy K-12, Nutrition: Food and Nutrition, Nutrition: Dietetics, Sport and Leisure Service Administration
Concentrations: International Studies, Women’s Studies
Interior Design (B.S.)